HouseTrip Vacation Rentals in Playa del Carmen

My family has been vacationing in Mexico for the last several years. We have become very fond of the Yucatan Peninsula. When an opportunity to stay in Playa del Carmen came up, I was glad to explore yet another...

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Music on the Road

I am not a roadie, but I enjoy seeing live music. I will date myself by saying the first concert I ever went to was Foreigner at Madison Square Garden when I was 16.  After that I was hooked....

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Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

I could wax on about the amazing seaside setting of the Wequassett Resort -- It is truly spectacular. I could speak to the lavish guest rooms and suites that make this property an award winning member of Preferred Hotels...

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Highlights From a Trip to Washington, DC

Three days was barely enough to scratch the surface on a recent trip to Washington, DC with the kids. But we managed to jam in 2-3 things a day, sometimes more. With museums, memorials, government buildings, galleries and other...

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Top Tips for Family Travel to Washington, DC

Washington, DC has been on my family travel bucket list for several years.  I have just been waiting for the right time to bring the kids. For us, that meant when they were old enough to have the stamina...

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Reflections of a Great Ski Season in Vermont

Not too long ago Vermont winters in our house meant on Friday night ski bags needed to be packed with boots, mittens, balaclavas and hand warmers. Our skis had to be lined up by the back door so that...

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Homeaway Heaven on Eleuthera in the Bahamas

Eleuthera is known for its pink sand beaches, turquoise ocean, and secluded snorkeling spots. It is a small outer island of the Bahamas, just a short puddle jumper flight from Nassau. What might surprise some visitors is the lack of...

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Travel Book Review: The Family Traveler’s Handbook

  Traveling with kids can be daunting if you have never done it before. The planning, the packing, the car ride, the plane ride, the hotel...the list goes on and on.  With a little know-how, traveling with your family can...

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Wheeling and Wandering: Travel with Bikes

My family will tell you I am not an athlete.  They will probably giggle a little when they say it too. You will get no argument from me. I will readily concede to that point. However, when we travel...

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A Hotel’s Warm Welcome

After a long day of travel, nothing says welcome like a little something extra left in our hotel room by the staff.  My family really appreciates finding these treats when we arrive.  It makes us feel extra special. Often when...

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